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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
428 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Pascagoula to Atchafalaya River Out to 60 mile

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest 1/3
of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average highest
ten percent of the waves.

GMZ500-GMZ501-182330-
Synopsis Pascagoula to SW Pass Mississippi-
Synopsis SW Pass Mississippi River to Atchafalaya River-
428 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Ridge of high pressure will slowly shift east today.
A strong cold front is expected to sweep through the north Gulf
waters tonight. Strong winds are expected this afternoon through
Sunday. High pressure will then build in for Sunday and Monday.
Another low pressure system may begin to affect the waters by
Tuesday.

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GMZ534-182330-
Lake Borgne-
428 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or Seas building to 3 to 5 feet
with occasional waves to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 20 to
25 knots late in the evening, then becoming north 25 to 30 knots
after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Waves or Seas building to 3 to 6 feet with occasional waves to
6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds after midnight. Chance of
showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots in
the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet with occasional waves to 6 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or Seas subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY...East winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.

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GMZ532-182330-
Mississippi Sound-
428 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or Seas building to 3 to 6 feet
with occasional waves to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north 25 to 30 knots
after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet with occasional waves to
6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the
evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots
late in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet with occasional waves to
6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ536-538-182330-
Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
428 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or Seas building to 3 to 6 feet
with occasional waves to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north 20 to 30 knots
after midnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet with occasional waves to
8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers until early
morning.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet with
occasional waves to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 feet with occasional waves to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet
with occasional waves to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet
with occasional waves to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ555-557-182330-
Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out
20 mile-
428 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 25 to
30 knots late in the evening with occasional gusts up to 40 knots,
then becoming north 20 to 30 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 7
feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Chance of showers until early morning.
.SUNDAY...North winds 25 to 30 knots easing to 15 to 20 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas to
10 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Waves or Seas subsiding to
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period
5 seconds in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Waves or Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance
of showers.

$$

GMZ550-552-182330-
Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River
LA out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River
to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 mile-
428 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north 20 to 30 knots
after midnight. Occasional gusts up to 40 knots. Seas 3 to 6
feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Waves or Seas building to 4 to 7
feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds
after midnight. Chance of showers until early morning.
.SUNDAY...North winds 25 to 30 knots easing to 15 to 20 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or Seas building to 4 to 7 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds in the
afternoon. Slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight
chance of showers.

$$

GMZ575-577-182330-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 20 to 60 mile-
428 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest to north
25 to 30 knots after midnight. Occasional gusts up to 40 knots. Seas
3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 5
seconds. Waves or Seas building to 6 to 10 feet with occasional
seas to 11 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds after midnight. Chance
of showers through the night.
.SUNDAY...North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet with
occasional seas to 11 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Waves or
Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Waves or
Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance
of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance
of showers.

$$

GMZ570-572-182330-
Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya
River LA from 20 to 60 mile-
Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to
Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 mile-
428 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north 25 to 30 knots
after midnight. Occasional gusts up to 40 knots. Seas 3 to 6
feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Waves or Seas building to 6 to 10
feet with occasional seas to 11 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds
after midnight. Chance of showers through the night.
.SUNDAY...North winds 25 to 30 knots easing to near 20 knots late
in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 10 feet with occasional seas to
11 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Waves or Seas subsiding to
3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period
6 seconds in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Waves or Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance
of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance
of showers.

$$

GMZ530-182330-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-
428 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or Seas building to 3 to 5 feet
with occasional waves to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds in the
afternoon. Slight chance of showers late.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 25 to
30 knots in the late evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots in
the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.

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